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  • Californians OK Proposition 2, on rainy day fund

    Californians OK Proposition 2, on rainy day fund
    Proposition 2, to strengthen California's rainy day fund, has passed, AP reports. A constitutional amendment with bipartisan support, the measure was placed on the ballot by the Legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown. Under the measure, state officials will...
  • Unity ticket defeats Alaska GOP Gov. Sean Parnell in drawn-out race

    Unity ticket defeats Alaska GOP Gov. Sean Parnell in drawn-out race
    A novel unity ticket featuring independent Bill Walker and Democrat Byron Mallott has defeated Republican Gov. Sean Parnell of Alaska in an election so excruciatingly close that its outcome was not known until 10 days after the polls closed. As of...
  • Delaware's NFL betting business is booming -- and Marylanders are noticing

    Delaware's NFL betting business is booming -- and Marylanders are noticing
    One NFL Sunday, Laurence Jones said, he discovered a small slice of Las Vegas. In Delaware. The Burtonsville resident is among countless Marylanders whose fondness for football or gambling — or both — has led them to check out one of the...
  • O'Malley rushes to propose new pollution rules

    O'Malley rushes to propose new pollution rules
    Rushing to complete his "green" agenda before he leaves office, Gov. Martin O'Malley moved Friday to impose new regulations on farmers to curb the flow of polluting phosphorus into the Chesapeake Bay. O'Malley acted on the last day he could start the...
  • Governor, Citing $59M Deficit, Orders Hiring Freeze, Spending Cuts

    Governor, Citing $59M Deficit, Orders Hiring Freeze, Spending Cuts
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has ordered a statewide hiring freeze and will soon announce spending cuts as he looks to close a projected budget deficit for the current fiscal year. In a memo sent Wednesday to state agency leaders, Malloy's...
  • Penn State adds trustees to board for 36 voting members

    Penn State adds trustees to board for 36 voting members
    UNIVERSITY PARK — Give the Penn State board of trustees two choices, and the same thing always seems to happen: Most will want one, a few want the other and, ultimately, the majority goes with an eleventh-hour plan to go for a previously unknown...
  • 'Do AC' marketing group asks to disband

    'Do AC' marketing group asks to disband
    ATLANTIC CITY - Is Do AC done? The Atlantic City Alliance — the $30 million-a-year, casino funded, legislatively mandated marketing organization — appears headed for extinction. The alliance board, composed solely of casino executives,...
  • GOP fares well among LCF voters

    GOP fares well among LCF voters
    La Cañada voters bucked the statewide trend to vote Democrat and instead largely backed GOP candidates in the Nov. 4 General Election, according to results posted by the Los Angeles County Registrar of Voters office. La Cañadans also turned out more...
  • Alaska Governor Parnell concedes election to challenger Bill Walker

    Alaska's Republican Governor Sean Parnell conceded defeat on Saturday more than a week after a closely contested election, saying it was in the state's best interest to move forward with an orderly transition to challenger Bill Walker. Walker, an...
  • Democrats lost the big-money game in midterm election

    Democrats lost the big-money game in midterm election
    Facing a tough midterm election, Democrats put aside some of their remaining scruples about the new age of unlimited campaign spending and courted unions and hedge-fund billionaires for big checks to try to salvage a Senate majority. They spent a lot of...
  • Hillary all over again

    Hillary all over again
    With the exception of President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton is the most recognized American politician of this era. Today, she is far and away the Democratic front runner for president. Many believe she is the odds on favorite to win it all — a...